NBFA Recipe of the Month (January 2023) - Hearty Minestrone Soup


New Beginnings Family Academy, along with friends at Whole Foods Market and funder Whole Kids Foundation, have teamed up to share some delicious recipes that promote nutrition, wellness, and fun collaboration in the kitchen.    

“We hope you enjoy trying these monthly recipes that support healthy eating,” said NBFA Director and CEO Ronelle Swagerty. “This is a great way for friends and family to make smart food choices together.

This month, NBFA is happy to share a recipe for the Hearty Minestrone Soup. 

Whole Foods Market Hearty Minestrone Soup 

With vegetables, beans and pasta, this a full meal that can be made in just an hour. You can also serve with bread or a side salad. For the full recipe, click here

Chef Todd
NBFA Chef and Food Service Supervisor Todd Daigle in the newly renovated NBFA kitchen.

Tips From Chef Todd 

Each month, NBFA Chef and Food Service Supervisor Todd Daigle will provide healthy tips on the recipe to give more options for taste or dietary restrictions. 

Make this Dish Gluten Free? Swap pasta for gluten free alternatives. 

On a Vegan Diet? Use vegan parmesan cheese instead. 

Not a Fan of Cabbage? It can be omitted! 

We encourage you to share your experiences making the Recipe of the Month. Please share photos, videos, and suggestions on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @NBFAcademy.   

To read more NBFA Recipe of the Month stories, click here.